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 Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         evbppc: Add support for Xilinx Virtex II-Pro/4-FX. [freza 20061202]          evbppc: Add support for Xilinx Virtex II-Pro/4-FX. [freza 20061202]
Line 36  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 22  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 (WLAN/DSL/ppp/...). [kardel 20070106]                  (WLAN/DSL/ppp/...). [kardel 20070106]
         kernel: Global 'securelevel' variable removed; it is now internal to          kernel: Global 'securelevel' variable removed; it is now internal to
                 the secmodel. [elad 20070110]                  the secmodel. [elad 20070110]
         gcc(1): Updated to version 4.1.2-20070110. [mrg 20070111]          GCC: Updated to version 4.1.2-20070110. [mrg 20070111]
         acpitools: Added from FreeBSD via fvdl. [christos 20070114]          acpitools: Added from FreeBSD via fvdl. [christos 20070114]
         scsictl(8): Added setspeed command, to set the highest speed that the          scsictl(8): Added setspeed command, to set the highest speed that the
                 optical drive should use for reading data,                  optical drive should use for reading data,
Line 78  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 64  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         kernel: Import of DRM (Direct Rendering Manager). Not yet enabled          kernel: Import of DRM (Direct Rendering Manager). Not yet enabled
                 by default. [drochner 20070320]                  by default. [drochner 20070320]
         libc: Add support for LC_TIME. [manu 20070328]          libc: Add support for LC_TIME. [manu 20070328]
         genfb(4): Generic framebuffer console driver with PCI and SBus          genfb: Generic framebuffer console driver with PCI and SBus
                 frontends. [macallan 20070411]                  frontends. [macallan 20070411]
         sgimips: Add support for SGI O2 PS/2 controller macekbc(4) and          sgimips: Add support for SGI O2 PS/2 controller macekbc(4) and
                 onboard display adapter crmfb(4). [jmcneill 20070412]                  onboard display adapter crmfb(4). [jmcneill 20070412]
Line 114  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 100  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 3. clean up related MD/MI interfaces.                  3. clean up related MD/MI interfaces.
                 4. make scheduler(s) modular.                  4. make scheduler(s) modular.
                 [yamt 20070518]                  [yamt 20070518]
         ld.elf_so(1): Support Solaris $ORIGIN etc. expansions in paths.          ld.elf_so: Support Solaris $ORIGIN etc. expansions in paths.
                 [christos 20070518]                  [christos 20070518]
         uslsa(4): Added CP210x USB-RS232 ucom driver, as submitted by          uslsa(4): Added CP210x USB-RS232 ucom driver, as submitted by
                 Jonathan A. Kollasch in PR kern/33496. [dogcow 20070520]                  Jonathan A. Kollasch in PR kern/33496. [dogcow 20070520]
Line 136  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 122  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         newgrp(1): Add POSIX (IEEE Std 1003.1, 2004 / Open Group Base          newgrp(1): Add POSIX (IEEE Std 1003.1, 2004 / Open Group Base
                 Specifications Issue 6) User Portability Utility to change                  Specifications Issue 6) User Portability Utility to change
                 effective group ID. [ginsbach 20060621]                  effective group ID. [ginsbach 20060621]
         gcc(1): Updated to version 4.1.3-20070620.  [mrg 20070621]          GCC: Updated to version 4.1.3-20070620.  [mrg 20070621]
         ntp: Updated to version 4.2.4p2. [kardel 20070624]          ntp: Updated to version 4.2.4p2. [kardel 20070624]
         tcpdrop(8): Ported by anon ymous (from FreeBSD/OpenBSD).          tcpdrop(8): Ported by anon ymous (from FreeBSD/OpenBSD).
                 [christos 20070625]                  [christos 20070625]
Line 167  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 153  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 [kiyohara 20070728]                  [kiyohara 20070728]
         shark: Add dhclient(8) to the install disk image to be able to          shark: Add dhclient(8) to the install disk image to be able to
                 configure network interfaces through DHCP.  [jmmv 20070729]                  configure network interfaces through DHCP.  [jmmv 20070729]
         sparc: The cgfourteen(4) driver now supports wscons. [macallan 20070730]          sparc: The cgfourteen driver now supports wscons. [macallan 20070730]
         shark: Switched the installation disk to use wscons instead of          shark: Switched the installation disk to use wscons instead of
                 pccons. [jmmv 20070731]                  pccons. [jmmv 20070731]
         tcp(4): TCP socket buffers automatic sizing, ported from FreeBSD.          tcp(4): TCP socket buffers automatic sizing, ported from FreeBSD.
Line 184  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 170  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 kernel sources and run in userspace.  Their main use is                  kernel sources and run in userspace.  Their main use is
                 testing/debugging. Currently supported are a number of                  testing/debugging. Currently supported are a number of
                 file systems (e.g. ffs) through puffs(3). [pooka 20070805]                  file systems (e.g. ffs) through puffs(3). [pooka 20070805]
         wscons(4): Add scrollback support to vcons, this should work with          wscons: Add scrollback support to vcons, this should work with
                 any framebuffer console driver that uses vcons.                  any framebuffer console driver that uses vcons.
                 [macallan 20070805]                  [macallan 20070805]
         wtf(6): Search pkgsrc's help database when ran inside a package          wtf(6): Search pkgsrc's help database when ran inside a package
Line 232  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 218  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         gre(4): Available encapsulations increase to IPv6, UDP in          gre(4): Available encapsulations increase to IPv6, UDP in
                 IPv6, and UDP in IPv4.  The Mobile IP encapsulation                  IPv6, and UDP in IPv4.  The Mobile IP encapsulation
                 is no more. [dyoung 20071005]                  is no more. [dyoung 20071005]
         malloc(3): Replace the default memory allocator with 'jemalloc',          malloc: Replace the default memory allocator with 'jemalloc',
                 designed to perform well in both single- and multi-                  designed to perform well in both single- and multi-
                 threaded processes. This provides a significant                  threaded processes. This provides a significant
                 performance boost for many threaded workloads that                  performance boost for many threaded workloads that
Line 240  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 226  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         kernel: A new SCHED_M2 scheduler, improves the performance on          kernel: A new SCHED_M2 scheduler, improves the performance on
                 MP systems, supports real-time and time-sharing classes,                  MP systems, supports real-time and time-sharing classes,
                 ready for the CPU affinity. [rmind 20071009]                  ready for the CPU affinity. [rmind 20071009]
         powerpc, prep, pmppc, evbppc, macppc, ibmnws, bebox, sandpoint, ofppc:          powerpc, prep, pmppc, evbppc, macppc, ibmnws, bebox, sandpoint, ofwppc:
                 Merge ppcoea-renovation branch. [garbled 20071017]                  Merge ppcoea-renovation branch. [garbled 20071017]
         prep: Convert to generic powerpc PCI framework. [garbled 20071017]          prep: Convert to generic powerpc PCI framework. [garbled 20071017]
         powerpc: New generic interrupt handler framework. [macallan 20071017]          powerpc: New generic interrupt handler framework. [macallan 20071017]
Line 274  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 260  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         powerpc: Generic powerpc OpenFirmware code. [garbled 20071017]          powerpc: Generic powerpc OpenFirmware code. [garbled 20071017]
         ofppc: Completely rewrite ofppc port from scratch. [garbled 20071017]          ofppc: Completely rewrite ofppc port from scratch. [garbled 20071017]
         bebox: Convert to generic powerpc PCI/ISA framework. [ober 20071017]          bebox: Convert to generic powerpc PCI/ISA framework. [ober 20071017]
         macppc: Use genfb(4) as the default framebuffer instead of ofb.          macppc: Use genfb as the default framebuffer instead of ofb.
                 [macallan 20071017]                  [macallan 20071017]
         macppc: Switch to new ADB subsystem. [macallan 20071017]          macppc: Switch to new ADB subsystem. [macallan 20071017]
         macppc: Add support for bus speed control found in some Intrepid-based          macppc: Add support for bus speed control found in some Intrepid-based
Line 306  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 292  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 PCM data to userland. [jmcneill 20071111]                  PCM data to userland. [jmcneill 20071111]
         r128fb(4): New accelerated console driver for ATI Rage 128 graphics          r128fb(4): New accelerated console driver for ATI Rage 128 graphics
                 controllers. [macallan 20071111]                  controllers. [macallan 20071111]
         atf(7): Initial import of the Automated Testing Framework, version 0.3.          atf: Initial import of the Automated Testing Framework, version 0.3.
                 Provides a framework to easily define and run test cases for                  Provides a framework to easily define and run test cases for
                 the NetBSD operating system.  Work until 0.1 sponsored by                  the NetBSD operating system.  Work until 0.1 sponsored by
                 Google Summer of Code 2007 and mentored by martin.                  Google Summer of Code 2007 and mentored by martin.
Line 347  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 333  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         ofppc: Added support for the bplan/Genesi Pegasos II. [garbled 20071210]          ofppc: Added support for the bplan/Genesi Pegasos II. [garbled 20071210]
         sandpoint: Convert to shared powerpc major numbers. [nisimura 20071211]          sandpoint: Convert to shared powerpc major numbers. [nisimura 20071211]
         macppc: Convert to shared powerpc major numbers. [macallan 20071211]          macppc: Convert to shared powerpc major numbers. [macallan 20071211]
         acpi(4): Updated ACPI-CA to 20070320. [jmcneill 20071211]          acpi: Updated ACPI-CA to 20070320. [jmcneill 20071211]
         kernel: Added a new power management framework, see pmf(9) for details.          kernel: Added a new power management framework, see pmf(9) for details.
                 [jmcneill,joerg 20071211]                  [jmcneill,joerg 20071211]
         ifconfig(8): Add 'list scan' to ifconfig, which list access point in          ifconfig(8): Add 'list scan' to ifconfig, which list access point in
Line 365  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 351  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         sparc64: Add support for Sun PGX32 / TechSource Raptor GFX 8P to          sparc64: Add support for Sun PGX32 / TechSource Raptor GFX 8P to
                 genfb ( mostly workarounds for firmware bugs ), also build                  genfb ( mostly workarounds for firmware bugs ), also build
                 XFree86's glint driver for accelerated X. [macallan 20071219]                  XFree86's glint driver for accelerated X. [macallan 20071219]
         newsyslog(8): newsyslog.conf flag 'J' will bzip2 logfiles.          newsyslog: newsyslog.conf flag 'J' will bzip2 logfiles.
                 [dogcow 20071221]                  [dogcow 20071221]
         thinkpad(4): Add driver for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad hotkeys and          thinkpad(4): Add driver for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad hotkeys and
                 brightness controls. [jmcneill 20071221]                  brightness controls. [jmcneill 20071221]
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Line 378  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 or unused). [xtraeme 20080102]                  or unused). [xtraeme 20080102]
         ofppc: Support intallation and RAID bootable root. [mrg 20080102]          ofppc: Support intallation and RAID bootable root. [mrg 20080102]
         gem(4): Add support for Sun SX fibre cards.  [jdc 20080105]          gem(4): Add support for Sun SX fibre cards.  [jdc 20080105]
         kernel: All platforms have been converted to use generic todr(9).          kernel: All platforms have been converted to use generic TODR.
                 [gdamore,joerg 20080108]                  [gdamore,joerg 20080108]
         ulpt(4): Implement non-blocking read. [gdt 20080108]          ulpt(4): Implement non-blocking read. [gdt 20080108]
         gcscpcib(4): Added driver for the AMD CS5535 and CS5536 Companion          gcscpcib(4): Added driver for the AMD CS5535 and CS5536 Companion
Line 407  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 393  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
                 simpler in implementation. Implementation by Jed Davis and                  simpler in implementation. Implementation by Jed Davis and
                 Devon O'Dell, contributed to NetBSD by Coyote Point Systems.                  Devon O'Dell, contributed to NetBSD by Coyote Point Systems.
                 [tls 20080110]                  [tls 20080110]
         hppa: Added gdb(1) support. [skrll 20080110]          hppa: Added gdb support. [skrll 20080110]
         auvia(4): Make this work on big endian machines. [tsutsui 20080114]          auvia(4): Make this work on big endian machines. [tsutsui 20080114]
         kernel: Implementation of processor-sets and affinity. [rmind 20080115]          kernel: Implementation of processor-sets and affinity. [rmind 20080115]
         libpthread: POSIX real-time extensions. [rmind 20080115]          libpthread: POSIX real-time extensions. [rmind 20080115]
Line 421  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
Line 407  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
         bktr(4): Added amd64 support. [jmcneill 20080116]          bktr(4): Added amd64 support. [jmcneill 20080116]
         ofppc: Add support for the IBM 7044-270. [garbled 20080117]          ofppc: Add support for the IBM 7044-270. [garbled 20080117]
         fdisk(8): Fix possible division by zero errors. [tsutsui 20080120]          fdisk(8): Fix possible division by zero errors. [tsutsui 20080120]
         kernel: All platforms have been converted to use timecounter(9).          kernel: All platforms have been converted to use timecounter.
                 [joerg 20080120]                  [joerg 20080120]
         usb(4): Add uhmodem(4) driver for Huawei E220 wireless modem.          usb: Add uhmodem(4) driver for Huawei E220 wireless modem.
                 [ichiro 20080121]                  [ichiro 20080121]
         compat_linux32: Add ossaudio(3) support. [jmcneill 20080121]          compat_linux32: Add ossaudio support. [jmcneill 20080121]
         xen: Added support for the i386 PAE extention to Xen3 domU          xen: Added support for the i386 PAE extention to Xen3 domU
                 [bouyer 20080123]                  [bouyer 20080123]
         uhub(4): The device attachment function has been optimized to          uhub(4): The device attachment function has been optimized to
                 improve system startup time. [jmcneill 20080124]                  improve system startup time. [jmcneill 20080124]
         kernel: The interface for IP checksumming was changed to reduce          kernel: The interface for IP checksumming was changed to reduce
                 duplication and more general use. [joerg 20080125]                  duplication and more general use. [joerg 20080125]
         hostapd(8), wpa_supplicant(8): Upgrade to 0.6.2 [christos 20080126]          hostapd/wpa_supplicant: Upgrade to 0.6.2 [christos 20080126]
         nfe(4): Wakeup some newer chips from powerdown mode.          nfe(4): Wakeup some newer chips from powerdown mode.
                 From FreeBSD/Linux driver via OpenBSD. [tsutsui 20080126]                  From FreeBSD/Linux driver via OpenBSD. [tsutsui 20080126]
         sgimips: Enable bootinfo passed from bootloader so that now kernel          sgimips: Enable bootinfo passed from bootloader so that now kernel
                 symbol table and ksyms(4) are usable. [tsutsui 20080126]                  symbol table and ksyms(4) are usable. [tsutsui 20080126]
         hpcmips: Fix silent hangup problem on TX3922 machines.          hpcmips: Fix silent hangup problem on TX3922 machines.
                 From Risto Sainio. [tsutsui 20080126]                  From Risto Sainio. [tsutsui 20080126]
         openpam(3): upgrade to 20071221 [christos 20080126]          openpam: upgrade to 20071221 [christos 20080126]
         azalia(4): Analog Devices AD1984 codec support has been improved          azalia(4): Analog Devices AD1984 codec support has been improved
                 to support headphones and 4 channel playback, and now                  to support headphones and 4 channel playback, and now
                 exposes an outputs.master mixer control that mirrors the                  exposes an outputs.master mixer control that mirrors the
Line 447  Changes from NetBSD 4.0 to NetBSD 5.0:
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                 [jmcneill 20080130]                  [jmcneill 20080130]
         arc: Add sysinst support. [tsutsui 20080202]          arc: Add sysinst support. [tsutsui 20080202]
         cobalt: Add sysinst support. [tsutsui 20080202]          cobalt: Add sysinst support. [tsutsui 20080202]
         gcc(1): Updated to version 4.1.3-20080202.  [mrg 20080202]          GCC: Updated to version 4.1.3-20080202.  [mrg 20080202]
         atf(7): Import 0.4.  [jmmv 20080204]          atf: Import 0.4.  [jmmv 20080204]
         sgimips: Add hardware acceleration for crmfb [macallan 20080205]          sgimips: Add hardware acceleration for crmfb [macallan 20080205]
         modules: Added the MKMODULAR option to the build system to easily          modules: Added the MKMODULAR option to the build system to easily
                 enable the build of the new kernel modules framework.                  enable the build of the new kernel modules framework.
                 [jmmv 20080209]                  [jmmv 20080209]
         iwn(4): Added a driver for the Intel Pro/Wireless Lan 4965AGN          iwn(4): Added a driver for the Intel Pro/Wireless Lan 4965AGN
                 Mini-PCI Adapter, ported from OpenBSD. [ober 20080209]                  Mini-PCI Adapter, ported from OpenBSD. [ober 2008-02-09]
         ofppc: Add support for the 7046-B50. [garbled 2008-02-13]          ofppc: Add support for the 7046-B50. [garbled 2008-02-13]
         powerpc: Add tuned assembler from IBM for memcpy(3), memmove(3) and          powerpc: Add tuned assembler from IBM for memcpy, memmove and memcmp.
                 memcmp(3).  [garbled 20080221]                  [garbled 2008-02-21]
         puc(4): Add support for I-O DATA RSA-PCI 2 port serial board.  
                 [tsutsui 20080222]  
         monop(6): Save and restore format changed; compatibility with old  
                 save files broken, but they were not usable anyway.  
                 [dholland 20080223]  
         mfi(4): Added support for LSI SAS1078 and Dell PERC 6, from OpenBSD.  
                 [xtraeme 20080225]  
         cobalt: Add netboot support for 21041 on Qube 2700. [tsutsui 20080301]  
         cobalt: Print startup and shutdown messages on LCD panel.  
                 [tsutsui 20080304]  
         sparc64: SMP support now works on some models. [nakayama 20080314]  
         cobalt: Add bootloader support for optional Z85C30 serial on Qube 2700.  
                 [tsutsui 20080316]  
         re(4): Make hardware vlan(4) tag insertion/extraction work properly.  
                 [tsutsui 20080318]  
         cobalt: Fix a botched spl(9) bug which could cause network freeze  
                 on traffic between two network interfaces. [tsutsui 20080318]  
         bzip2(1): Upgrade to 1.0.5 [christos 20080318]  

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